Canada Tourist Attractions

Canada tourist attractions

Canada, the second largest country in the world covering 9.98 million square kilometers of total area with the worlds longest coastline measuring 202,080 kilometers, is a multicultural country located in the northern part of North America. The three major and largest metropolitan areas in Canada where the capital city is Ottawa are Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver. English and French are mainly spoken here. Canada tourist attractions.

This country is full of countless vibrant and culturally rich unique sites along with mind-blowing natural wonders with idyllic beaches for travelers to explore. It’s such a shame that Canada is often skipped over on many world tours. Some of the most popular outdoor activities you can try in your tour to Canada are camping, golfing, hiking, climbing, mountain biking, fishing, skiing, canoeing and many more. There’re so many travel worthy places in diverse landscapes in Canada that tourists can explore in their tour to this amazingly beautiful country which is always filled with friendly locals.

It depends on what time of the year you visit Canada, as seasonal changes do occur here and it is a year round destination. If you’re a winter sports lover, then the best time to visit the country is in between November to April. If you’re a hiker, May to September are the best months to visit as it’s summer and the snow is clearing on the higher mountain tracks. 

Year round rain is frequently seen in north, east and along the west coastal areas and temperatures can be very depending on the location you’re at. So be prepared to pack your clothes to fit all these seasonal changes. There is no set time to visit Canada as the weather is good at all times of the year. Spring and the Autumn fall in the year are also best times to visit as the weather is frequently very pleasant and there’s plenty of iconic sceneries to enjoy all over the country. Now let’s explore top five travelling destinations on your next tour to Canada.

Canada Tourist Attractions

1. Banff national park

Banff national park, the oldest national park in Canada, which is often famous for its surreally coloured lakes, is a wonderful tourist destination with a rich heritage and majestic mountains, located in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. This place is the most visited Alberta tourist destination and one of the most visited national parks in North America, attracting over 3 million visitors annually.

If you’re interested in hiking, biking, scrambling in summer or skiing and snowboarding on the snow or doing other outdoor activities in the winter, this place is highly recommended. Banff Gondola, Lake Minnewaska, Bow Falls, Sunshine Meadows, Bow Valley Parkway, Tunnel Mountain Trail, Parker Ridge Trail, Cave and Basin National Historic Site are some of the best sights you should explore while your visit to Banff national park. Best way to explore Banff is on foot.

You’ll need at least 2 days to spend in Banff and enjoy the scenery. Best times to visit Banff are in between months of June to August and December to march. As Banff locals are always very welcoming and warm-hearted toward tourists, feel free to talk with them at anytime if there’s any problem. Remember to add this beautiful, mind-blowing tourist destination to your travel bucket list. 

Canada Tourist Attractions

2. Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is a small picturesque city with a population of about 88,000 people, and is one of the best top tourist destinations on the western bank of Niagara river in the heart of Ontario, Canada. Niagara Falls with a height of approximately 176 feet, is a combination of 3 waterfalls namely Horseshoe Falls, the American Falls and the Bridal Veil Falls, is located in the border of Ontario, Canada and New York, USA. This is a national heritage area and at the same a vibrant paradise that gives you exhilarating, enthralling experience, in your tour to Niagara Falls.

You can get helicopter tours, jet boat tours, an observation deck next to the Skylon Tower, and elevators that take you down behind the waterfalls, offering you the best views.
About 30 million tourists visit this place every year.
Best time to visit the Niagara Falls is in the summer in between months of June and August even though its heavily crowded as you’ll get the full advantage of the friendly weather and other attractions. You should never miss this heavenly place with best accommodations for relaxation and lots of restaurants that offers you the best food. This is a must visit place in your tour to Canada and you’ll definitely be blessed to witness such a wonder.                                 Canada Tourist Attractions

3. Vancouver

Vancouver which is also known as “Hollywood of the North”

is a major city in British Columbia, Canada. It is the Canada’s densest and one of the most ethnically and linguistically diverse, cultured, classic and extremely safe cities worth visiting as being surrounded by stunning spectacular natural beauty, in Canada. There’re numerous public parks, waters, mountains all over the city making it an excellent choice and a must visit for outdoor enthusiasts. Many believe that Vancouver is among the most beautiful cities in the world. There’s no shortage of accommodations, four star seafood restaurants that offer you the world’s delicious food options, in the city for tourists. They Vancouver port is the largest port in Canada.

There’re some worth exploring neighborhoods in the city of Vancouver. Stanley Park, Christ Church Cathedral, Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, Canada Place, Granville Island with a vibrant market, Queen Elizabeth Park, Grouse Mountain, Vancouver Aquarium are some of the popular tourist attractions in Vancouver. This is the 3rd most livable city in the world coming after Melbourne and Vienna. 

A mildest climate can be found here with an average of 165 rainy days a year. Best time to visit Vancouver are from March to May and from September to November cause of the good weather and hotel rooms with bearable prices. This spectacular and safe setting consisting of magnificent ocean, awesome mountains, rainforests, exciting restaurants and shopping malls etc. is a must visit on your trip to Canada. Canada Tourist Attractions

4. Montreal

Montreal, the North America’s number one host city for international events, is the largest city in the Canada’s Quebec province and the 2nd most populous and the cultural capital city in Canada. It’s no wonder why Montreal is known as the “Paris of North America” as French is being spoken as the first and official language in Montrel, outside of France.
Montreal is a mind-blowing diverse city filled with modern street arts, quaint museums, shopping malls including the downtown underground complex, the Carrefour Laval mall and the colorful Bonsecours Market, historic buildings date back to 17th and 18th centuries and warm-hearted welcoming people toward foreigners. Some of the places worth visiting on your visit to Montreal are, Old Montreal (Vieux-Montréal), Montreal Botanical Garden (Jardin Botanique Montreal), Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Jean-Talon Market, Parc du Mont-Royal, St. Joseph’s Oratory, Notre-Dame Basilica of Montreal and many more. Don’t miss the chance to climb the tower in the Quai de l’Horloge for some panoramic views of the city in a distance.

You can explore the city neighborhood relaying on your own feet as this is a very walkable city or you can either use public transport methods as they’re also convenient and cheap. Best times to visit the city of Montreal are in between the months of March to May (early spring) and from September to November (late autumn) with the lowest hotel rates and the mild weather. As there’s literally no any bad time to spend a vacation here, tourists from all over the world are warmly welcome to Montreal at any time of the year.

Canada Tourist Attractions

5. Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park is the largest national park in Alberta’s Rocky mountains extending over 11,000 km² which was established in 1907 and declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984. This park was named after North West Company clerk Jasper Hawes. As of 2018/2019, Jasper National Park had over 2.45 million visitors annually. This park consists of magnificent glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, rocky mountain peaks, canyons, springs, limestone caves as well as ages old fossils.
There are so many breathtaking sites and memorable moments Jasper offers you. Maligne Lake with spirit island with mountain views, Maligne Canyon, majestic Athabasca Glacier & Falls, Mount Edith Cavell, Tonquin Valley, Jasper SkyTram, Marmot Basin are some of the scenic attractions in Jasper National Park.
There are some outdoor related recreational activities that you can give a try in your visit such as hiking, camping, picnic amongst majestic peaks, fishing, wild life exploring and water rafting. If you wish to travel during the winter, activities like skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, fat biking, skating are best outdoor options to give a try. Best times we recommend going for visit in Jasper National Park is in March to May and September to November. This can be very depending on what you like to do in here. Jasper National Park is a great destination which is totally worth visiting on your tour to Canada. Canada Tourist Attractions

Make sure to add these amazing destinations to your list of next travel bucket list and spend sometime enjoying the outstanding beauty of Canada! We hope to bring out many more travelling destinations which will keep you inspired in the future! So stay tuned with us ! Don’t forget to comment the places you find fun to travel..

Safe Travel!

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